View Our Practice Areas

Utah divorce -- healing may take time

When two people decide to join their lives in marriage, it may take a while to get the process worked out. It may take just as long, if not longer, to recover a person's single life after a divorce. Many people have seemed to struggle to adapt to having such a change in life, but it can be done. For residents in Utah, there is hope on the other side of a divorce.

Some people who have worked with those who have been through a divorce process have suggested that it may take a few years in order to feel like a whole person again. The changes that are a result of a divorce can be harder to work through for some people. The life change is similar to losing employment or other type of traumatic event in one's life. 

Some trained professions recommend that a person who has just gone through a divorce avoid any other major decisions or life changes while going through the healing and recovery process. They also advise that a person not start another meaningful relationship too soon because of the emotional healing that needs to be experienced first. It is also suggested that no long distance moves or other major changes are acted on too soon.

While a divorce is usually not entered into without serious thought and consideration, it could possibly still cause much turmoil in the family's life. The former partners may need time to understand how their new single life will work out for them. If there are children involved, then they too, may benefit from patience and understanding from the adults in their lives. Utah residents do have resources to turn to when they have questions regarding divorce, custody of children, visitation and other issues that may be included when a divorce seems the most likely solution for a troubled family.

Source: Huffington Post, "How To Move On After Divorce, And How Long It Really Takes," Ashley Reich, July 30, 2013


  • I can’t speak highly enough of Kris and his team. I was always kept informed and educated on my options and potential outcomes. Kris was so professional and helped me feel at ease through a very difficult and emotional process. His expertise is second to none and you truly feel as though you’re in the best hands. Thanks for everything Kris, I consider you a great friend!Read more...

    — Tyler H.
  • Rand Lunceford was my attorney and he did a great job for me. Was always very quick to return phone calls and texts. Gave me court reminders the day before. And did a great job. when it was all said and done I was extremely impressed with Mr. Lunceford and their firm. Read more...

    — Brittany U.
  • Brian attended mediation with us today and he was a rockstar. He was very knowledgeable and thorough. I don't know what we would have done without his well-informed counsel and the way he stood up for us. He maintained a calm and authoritative demeanor, even in the presence of the 4 other attorneys on the other "sides". We will be recommending him to anyone who needs a family law attorney, and we'll be choosing him if we ever need one again! Read more...

    — Tawny A.

Speak with an experienced lawyer.

If you need help with a divorce, family law issue, DUI or criminal defense, complex civil litigation, or real estate matter, we are here for you. To schedule an appointment with one of our dedicated attorneys call us at (801) 475-8800.

Email Us For A Response

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Office Locations

Ogden Office
195 25th Street
Suite 304
Ogden, UT 84401

Phone: 801-475-8800
Fax: 801-475-9800
Map to Ogden Office

Park City Office
136 Heber Avenue
Suite 205
Park City, UT 84060

Phone: 435-655-3680
Map to Park City Office

Lehi Office
3450 N. Triumph Blvd.
Suite 102-161
Lehi, UT 84043

Phone: 801-753-5650
Map to Lehi Office

Salt Lake City Office
299 South Main
Suite 1300
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Phone: 801-317-8968
Phone: 801-534-4410
Map to Salt Lake City Office